News | November 07, 2018

Report: Toronto Harbour Rife with Waste After Combined Sewer Overflow

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper (LOW), a Swim Drink Fish Initiative, has released findings from its Toronto Harbour Monitoring Program. After testing water quality for four months, the organization described finding “a…

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News, Western CanadaNov. 16, 2018
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Green Municipal Fund Supports Stormwater Project in Alberta

Today, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Vicki-May Hamm, FCM President announced more than $5.7 million for green infrastructure in the Town of Wainwright, Alberta. This investment will…
International, NewsNov. 16, 2018
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Emerald Technology Ventures Announces Acquisition of OT Security Company

The Swiss-Canadian investment firm, Emerald Technology Ventures has announced the acquisition of its portfolio company SecurityMatters, a provider of operational technology (OT) network protection, by ForeScout Technologies for approximately $113…
News, OntarioNov. 16, 2018
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St. Catharines, Ontario Names Tami Kitay as Director of Planning and Building Services

The City of St. Catharines, Ontario has named Tami Kitay as its new director of planning and building services. Kitay, currently serving as manager of development planning for the City…
News, Western CanadaNov. 16, 2018
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MOU Supports Reconciliation and Watershed Rehabilitation

A First Nation, municipality, and environmental non-profit have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaboratively purchase, restore, and manage a key property in the heart of their community. The…
International, NewsNov. 15, 2018
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International Water Association Names 2018 Fellows

The International Water Association (IWA) has appointed new IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows. These individual water professionals are being recognized by their peers for their sustained outstanding contribution to the…
Atlantic Canada, NewsNov. 15, 2018
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Federal and Provincial Governments Support Flood Risk Mapping in Nfld.

Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, has announced close to $1 million in federal funding to Newfoundland and Labrador under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) for…
News, OntarioNov. 15, 2018
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Water Treatment Plant Upgrade for Sandy Lake First Nation

The Ministry of Indigenous Services has announced the federal government’s commitment to upgrade and expand the water treatment plant at Sandy Lake First Nation. The design phase of the project…
News, OntarioNov. 16, 2018
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St. Catharines, Ontario Names Tami Kitay as Director of Planning and Building Services

The City of St. Catharines, Ontario has named Tami Kitay as its new director of planning and building services. Kitay, currently serving as manager of development planning for the City…
News, Western CanadaNov. 16, 2018
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MOU Supports Reconciliation and Watershed Rehabilitation

A First Nation, municipality, and environmental non-profit have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaboratively purchase, restore, and manage a key property in the heart of their community. The…
International, NewsNov. 15, 2018
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International Water Association Names 2018 Fellows

The International Water Association (IWA) has appointed new IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows. These individual water professionals are being recognized by their peers for their sustained outstanding contribution to the…
Atlantic Canada, NewsNov. 15, 2018
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Federal and Provincial Governments Support Flood Risk Mapping in Nfld.

Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, has announced close to $1 million in federal funding to Newfoundland and Labrador under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) for…
News, OntarioNov. 15, 2018
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Water Treatment Plant Upgrade for Sandy Lake First Nation

The Ministry of Indigenous Services has announced the federal government’s commitment to upgrade and expand the water treatment plant at Sandy Lake First Nation. The design phase of the project…

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Feedback: Ontario’s Water Opportunities Act

A day after Ontario Minister of the Environment John Gerretsen announced some details of the province's proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, the feedback has started rolling in. "Wise water use better protects our environment and extends the lifespan of existing water and wastewater treatment infrastructure," said Peter Hume, president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in a press release today. "AMO will work with the Ontario…
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Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response to the flooding that has occurred in several Quebec regions in the past weeks. The Insurance Bureau's aim is to provide understanding for residents of flooded regions regarding what is, potentially, covered under their insurance policies and how new flood coverage functions. Topics covered by the Insurance Bureau…
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2016 Water’s Next Finalists Announced

Water Canada magazine has announced the finalists of the 2016 Water’s Next Awards. The Water’s Next Awards program honours the achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that have been successful in their efforts to improve water in Canada. The 2016 awards program accepted nominations in nine categories and identified finalists in eight. This was really awesome news to receive!" said Raegan Davidson, regional manager of Ontario & Eastern Canada for Imbrium…
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2018

Asset Management of Buried Infrastructure

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2018

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2018

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2019

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